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Republicans fail to amend W.Va. prison bill

From the article: “The final bill that the House will vote on Friday is expected to save less money than Tomblin’s original bill. That bill, largely unchanged, passed the Senate unanimously in March. Tomblin’s original bill would have released non-violent offenders six months early into supervised programs. That provision was changed to make the early release at a judge’s discretion. The provision would no longer apply to prisoners already in the system.”

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Human Error Blamed for West Virginia Prison Escape Attempt

“A botched head count preceded the recent escape attempt by three convicted murderers at West Virginia’s maximum security prison.”

Read more: http://www.wtrf.com/story/19088591/human-error-blamed-for-wva-prison-escape-attempt

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